Founded on October 27, 1979, Clube de Vela de Viana do Castelo (CVVC) is a club dedicated to sailing. Develops activities to promote, encourage and support learning to practice sailing. In 2013, the club has moved to a high-performance facilities. Now, our Sail base provides the perfect environment for top quality training. It is equipped with top edge nautical equipment, from several briefing rooms, storage for rigged boats, locker rooms, gym and drying area.

CVVC has established itself as one of the biggest sailing clubs in Portugal.

Over the years we have held several national and international championships of different classes. We hosted championships such as the Eurosaf Match Racing European Open Youth Championship in 2014, Radial Youth Europeans Championships & Trophy im 2015, Vaurien World Championship in 2016. We also annually hold the biggest Optimist regatta in Portugal, the “Semana do Atlântico – Troféu de Viana do Castelo“.